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Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair

Giuseppe, Virzì MD; Francesco, Scaravilli MD; Salvatore, Ragazzi MD; Diego, Piazza MD


In the article “Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair”, which appeared in volume 17, number 6, December 2007, pages 548–550, the authors' first and last names were transposed. The authors' names should have appeared as follows: Giuseppe Virzi, MD, Francesco Scaravilli, MD, Salvatore Ragazzi, MD, and Diego Piazza, MD.

Giuseppe V, Francesco S, Salvatore R, Diego P. Laparoscopic Paracolostomy Hernia Mesh Repair. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007;17:548–550. .

Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques. 18(1):120, February 2008.

Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques: December 2007 - Volume 17 - Issue 6 - pp 548-550
doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31812574e8
Case Reports

Paracolostomy hernia is a common occurrence, representing a late complication of stoma surgery. Different surgical techniques have been proposed to repair the wall defect, but the lowest recurrence rates are associated with the use of mesh. We present the case report of a patient in which laparoscopic paracolostomy hernia mesh repair has been successfully performed.

Chirurgia I, Ospedale Vittorio Emanuele, via Plebiscito 628, Catania, Italy

Reprints: Dr Piazza Diego, MD, Chirurgia I, Ospedale Vittorio Emanuele, via Plebiscito 628, Catania, Italy (e-mail:

Received for publication July 27, 2006; accepted May 11, 2007

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.